The Enlightenment from Experience on Mining Management in Australian Natural Protected Area
JIANG Shanyu;YU Xingdi;Consulting & Research Center of Ministry of Natural Resources;
Lots of work has been done for minging management in Australian natural protected area, which will provide China with some mirror and experiment. In this paper, natural protected area system and its management mechanism in Australia are investigated, then related policies and laws are summarized, besides, some useful examples are listed and analyzed. The study shows that many kinds of natural protected areas are set up in Australia and their management are so rational. In order to consider both mining and environment protection, ?exible mining policy is implemented in Australian natural protected area and many law clauses are applied in practice. The concrete practice includes strengthening mine environment management, adjusting location and boundaries between mining and protected areas,encouraging or demanding enterprise to abandon mining in environmental sensitive areas. For China, establishing perfect natural protected areas system is necessary, differentiation management for mining rights is also extremely important, in addition, improving laws and policies is worth to be done in the future.